(1928 - 1975)
Minas Avetisian was active/lived in Armenia. Minas Avetisian is known for modernist, abstract figure and genre painting.
Biography Minas Avetisian
Minas Avetisyan was an Armenian painter. Fortunately, in 1915 the parents of the artist escaped the massacre, when not far from Djadjur thousands of people were killed in the gorge. Often in winter evenings, sitting near the hearth of his country house the painter heard stories of witnesses who had seen those terrible events with their own eyes.
The historical paintings by Avetisyan became a silent tribute to the innocently dead. Among the most famous canvases of this series is the painting Road: Memories of My Parents (1965-1967).
The first exhibition of the painter took place in 1960, but Avetisyan became well-known in 1962, after the exhibition “Five Artists,” which was held in Yerevan. Numerous specialists and visit
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